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June 2014 - Simien & Simien, LLC

GM: Recalling 3.1 M Vehicles for Ignition Issues

General Motors has announced that they will be recalling an additional 3.16 million vehicles as the ignition switch may inadvertently move out of the “run” position if they key is carrying extra weight or is jarred. The announcement comes more than four months after GM began recalling 2.6 million small

Louisiana Nursing Homes Rank Poorly According to State Audit

A new audit released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor has revealed that Louisiana nursing homes rank among the worst in the nation. The audit looked at quality measures such as rates of bed sores and use of restraints among the 25,000 elderly and disables people who live in Louisiana nursing

NHTSA to Investigate Automakers For Problems With Takata Airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that they are investigating five major automakers for problems with airbags. The investigation was prompted by six incidents involving vehicles with airbags built by airbag manufacturer Takata. According to reports, the airbag modules in these vehicles ruptured during employment. Exploding airbags

Lawsuit Filed Against PPG/Axiall in Alleged Contamination Case

Eulis Simien, partner at Simien & Simien, LLC, has confirmed that his firm is representing landowners who have filed a lawsuit against Axiall Corporation in the Louisiana 14th Judicial State District Court. The plaintiffs are seeking the cleanup of soil and water contamination damage to their property that has resulted in